• U.S. Rice at the Smithsonian Museum

    May 22, 2015
    Last week, USA Rice attended a sushi-centric event held at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History. More than 150 people attended the sold out "Sushi for Sale" event that explored how sushi, a Japanese delicacy, has transformed into a mainstream American favorite.
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  • ShopRite? Shop Rice!

    May 20, 2015
    This month, USA Rice is working with registered dietitians to promote U.S.-grown rice through the Live Right program at ShopRite, a chain of more than 250 grocery stores in Connecticut, Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, and Pennsylvania.
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  • USA Rice Cooks Up Contacts at Restaurant Convention

    May 19, 2015
    CHICAGO, ILLINOIS – USA Rice staff were among the more than 65,000 foodservice professionals at the National Restaurant Association 2015 Show here this year. More than 2,000 exhibitors showed off all manner of foods, drinks, equipment, and gadgets for the restaurant industry.
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  • Food & Nutrition Bloggers Inspire 1.4 Million to Think Rice

    May 08, 2015
    ARLINGTON, VA – Today, USA Rice announced the winners of the “Think Rice for National Nutrition Month” recipe challenge for food and nutrition bloggers. USA Rice launched the contest with Recipe Redux, a monthly recipe challenge founded by registered dietitians and open to a network of nutrition enthusiasts who are reinventing the idea of healthy eating with a taste-first approach.
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  • Think Rice Education Program Earns High Marks from Teachers

    May 06, 2015
    ARLINGTON, VA – In honor of March National Nutrition Month, USA Rice distributed the Think Rice educational lesson plan to more than 2,800 elementary schools in rice-growing counties across the six states. USA Rice partnered with the award-winning curriculum experts at Young Minds Inspired (YMI) to develop the program to meet national standards for 3rd – 6th grade students in social studies, science, and nutrition. As of mid-April, the program reached an estimated 9,000 teachers and 330,000 students and families.
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  • USA Rice Fuels Local Charity Race

    May 04, 2015
    FALLS CHURCH, VA -- USA Rice participated in a charity race at a local high school here to help support the school’s athletic program. More than 400 adults and children took part in the annual “Raider 5K Run” that raised an estimated $10,000 for the community.
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